The groundbreaking and backbreaking Men of the Dragon

I was speaking to my friend Aaron Kai on the phone yesterday, and he reminded me about a little-known but groundbreaking 1974 television movie called Men of the Dragon. The film was shot in Hong Kong as a modern-day kung fu drama. The leading characters are three crimefighting martial arts experts. Americans Jan Kimbro (Jared
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Pioneering African American actress Judy Pace and Kung Fu

I was doing some research last week on actress Judy Pace, whom I’d read had broken Hollywood color lines by becoming the first black villainess on television with her role as Vickie Fletcher on the TV show Peyton Place in 1968. Pace was a trailblazing actress, securing roles in groundbreaking films, such as 1970’s Cotton
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Green Hornet’s 45th TV anniversary

My good friend and Blvd. Warriors interviewee Hector Martinez reminded me that yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the first airing of the original Green Hornet TV series, which starred legendary martial artist and actor Bruce Lee and Van Williams. George W. Trendle created The Green Hornet television series, which premiered on U.S. television on
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